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Chasing Madoff (2010)

Unrated | | Documentary | 26 August 2011 (USA)
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A look at how one investigator spent ten years trying to expose Bernie Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme that scammed an estimated $18 billion from investors.

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Jeff Prosserman

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Credited cast:
Frank Casey Frank Casey ... Himself
Neil Chelo Neil Chelo ... Himself
Marc A. Hermann Marc A. Hermann ... News photographer (archive footage)
Gaytri Kachroo Gaytri Kachroo ... Herself
Bernie Madoff ... Himself (archive footage)
Harry Markopolos ... Himself
Michael Ocrant Michael Ocrant ... Himself
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The film includes interviews with Markopolos and fellow investigators Frank Casey, Neil Chelo, Michael Ocrant, and Gaytri Kachroo over how they pursued and exposed Bernie Madoff and his elaborate ponzi scheme for bilking investors out of $50 billion. Written by Anonymous

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26 August 2011 (USA) See more »

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The most interesting telling of this story yet
29 April 2012 | by alan-357-540350See all my reviews

I don't understand the low marks for this film. It's a lively, fascinating telling of the Madoff tale, or rather, the two Madoff tales -- one about what he did and how he got caught, the other about how the people he did it to tried to protect him.

It's refreshing to see everyday people working in finance, and even more impressive to see them exercising values like sacrifice, courage, and the rule of law. Maybe the film is 10 minutes too long, but that's a small price to pay for this story.

If you're looking for an action film, rent 'Let the Bullets Fly.' If you're looking for an entertaining overview of the largest financial fraud in history, and its relevance for the rest of us, this is your documentary.


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